Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) rose to 39.4% in Iceland in 2017

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Iceland | December 31, 2018
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Fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population reached 39.4 % in 2017 in Iceland, according to World Bank. This is 3.51 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Iceland reached an all time high of 39.4 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.839 % in 2000. When compared to Iceland's main peers, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Denmark amounted to 43.9 %, 41.2 % in Norway, 38.5 % in Sweden and 40.8 % in United Kingdom in 2017.

Iceland has been ranked 12th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population, 8 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Fixed broadband internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology.

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Belgium % 32.2% 33.5% 34.6% 36.2% 37.1%
Denmark % 38.5% 39.0% 40.6% 41.7% 42.8%
Finland % 29.8% 30.5% 31.8% 32.5% 31.9%
France % 35.8% 37.6% 38.9% 40.4% 41.7%
Germany % 32.9% 33.8% 34.8% 36.0% 37.5%
Iceland % 34.7% 34.9% 35.8% 36.1% 37.3%
Ireland % 23.7% 24.4% 25.8% 27.1% 28.0%
Netherlands % 39.0% 39.9% 40.7% 41.0% 42.0%
Norway % 36.2% 37.3% 38.0% 39.1% 40.1%
Russia % 12.3% 14.7% 16.7% 17.6% 19.1%
Sweden % 32.1% 32.4% 33.0% 34.3% 36.3%
United Kingdom % 33.0% 34.6% 36.6% 37.6% 39.0%